PCS union

Covid-19 and the PCS: from workers’ rights to workers’ control

In the DWP we should veto work that sanctions or penalises claimants and demand Universal Credit is paid on the first day, in advance, not six weeks in arrears. In the Home Office – end deportations and close the detention centres

A PCS Rep  ·  22 March 2020

PCS: Rank and File or Broad Left?

Differences within Left Unity, the ruling faction of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), have prompted the Socialist Party to launch a faction within that faction, the Broad Left Network. At the same time, the PCS Rank and File Network is being launched. This raises the question of how best to organise in the unions – rank and file or broad left?

Workers Power  ·  06 September 2019

PCS Conference: New pay ballot requires rank and file organisation to win

We can halt the union's decline by fighting for members' control of disputes and strategy

Workers Power  ·  26 May 2019

BEIS cleaners strike for the living wage

PCS strike is part of a growing movement by low paid workers fighting for a living wage

Urte March  ·  24 May 2019

Civil Servants ballot over pay

The PCS is embarking on another pay ballot due to run from 18 March until 29 April. All civil servants deserve a decent pay rise – if the MPs can have one why can’t we?

Workers Power  ·  06 March 2019

Fight for five – civil servants launch pay campaign

By a PCS activist THE Public and Commercial Services union’s annual conference in May voted by a huge majority to ballot for industrial action over pay. After a two-year freeze […]

Workers Power  ·  14 June 2018

Strikes and solidarity needed to scrap pay cap

By Jeremy Dewar TORY CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond is a modern man. He believes that driving a train is so easy that “even a woman could do it”. He also believes […]

Workers Power  ·  12 September 2017

Civil servants’ union prepares for action

By a PCS Rep ON 6 SEPTEMBER, the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) announced a major campaign to scrap the 1% pay cap, which has hit all civil servants […]

Workers Power  ·  06 September 2017

Labour supporters in PCS have one year to convince members of the need to affiliate

By Rebecca Anderson The Annual Delegate Conference (ADC) of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) took two important votes on the Labour Party this week. In one, it decided […]

Workers Power  ·  28 May 2016

PCS backs down on industrial action as 150 staff face compulsory redundancies

By Rebecca Anderson For years, it has been the policy of the Public and Commercial Services Union that the threat compulsory redundancies will trigger a national-wide, civil-service wide ballot for […]

Workers Power  ·  26 May 2016

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